The Mountain Horse has been an important part in the exploration and enjoyment of the Canadian Rocky Mountains for more than 250 years. Legends in the Canadian Rockies, Banff’s Brewster family has helped the past stay alive. For six generations the family has been sharing the spectacular nature of the Rockies and its remarkable surroundings with visitors from all over the world.
HORSEBACK RIDING VACATIONS
Brewster Mountain Pack Trains, the oldest outfitting company in Alberta, caters to groups and individuals taking pride in providing a backcountry adventure of a lifetime. Ride the Historic Horse drive trail to the famed Brewster Company Ranch or experience the splendour that is Lake Louise.
Brewster’s two and four-day horseback pack trips are riding tours through the awe-inspiring magnificence of the Ghost River area, bordering Banff National Park. Explore Black Rock Mountain, climb the shoulders of Yamnuska Mountain and wonder at the vista of Orient Peak. Overnight in rustic log cabins at family cabin sites at Meadow Creek or the old Hussey’s Cabin.
TRAIL RIDING and SLEIGH RIDES IN BANFF NATIONAL PARK
An extraordinary combination of nature and human history has created the glory that is Lake Louise – wild, beautiful, and unforgettable. In the world’s imagination, this is Canada. Through Brewster Lake Louise Stables, today’s visitors can relive the experience of the original visitors to Lake Louise. Whether a winter sleigh ride to the end of Lake Louise or a summer trail ride to a mountain guide teahouse, your Brewster adventure is sure to be unforgettable.
This century old riding stable, riding the Heritage Trails, offer daily trips to famed locations such as the Plain of Six Glaciers, Lake Agnes Tea House, Paradise Valley, and the Giant Steps. There is no better way to experience the Canadian Rockies than on horseback. A soul-cleansing sense of peacefulness is yours as you breathe the fragrant air, gaze at the mountain panoramas, and enjoy your horseback adventure
A Western Barbecue in Lake Louise at the Brewster Cowboy’s Barbecue and Dance Barn is the ideal event for incentive or corporate groups and special private functions. Built in 1996, in honour of the Brewster Cowboys for over 100 years, the Dance Barn provides authentic Western atmosphere and entertainment. Our reputation for quality food, friendly service and rustic western facilities make for an unforgettable Western Canadian experience.